In this study, we analyze the food and lifestyle-related factors for a Diabetic cohort from Qatar, where the prevalence of diabetes is among the top in the Middle East region. Statistical analysis shows that the diabetic group is consuming a lower amount of fast foods, soft drinks and meats as a meal but a higher amount of vegetables and fruits compared to the control group. Though the diabetic cohort consumes a lower number of snacks and desserts, they consume a higher amount of sugar for tea. Interestingly, we find the diabetes cohort is spending a lower amount of time in sedentary life but their involvement in different physical activities is lower than the control group. Overall, we conclude that the Qatari diabetic cohort, considered in this study, is following standard guidelines for food and drinks but they may need to improve the physical activity level following physician guidelines.
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